Nozawa Onsen Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 28th December 2017

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:57am on Thursday 28th December 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Snow
Base temp:
-3°C

Top temp:
-9°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow currently
wind condition
Light to moderate NNW
visibility condition
Limited to poor
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This report
Thursday 28th December 2017, 8:57am
18cm
Wednesday 27th December 2017, 9:09am 53cm
Tuesday 26th December 2017, 8:55am 4cm
Monday 25th December 2017, 8:10am 0cm
Sunday 24th December 2017, 7:55am 0cm
Saturday 23rd December 2017, 7:48am 0cm
Friday 22nd December 2017, 8:04am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 75cm
Last 14 reports (total): 135cm
Current month (December 2017) total: 202cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 223cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:57am on Thursday 28th December 2017
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

Morning everyone.

More snow to report to you this morning and it continues to fall.

The resort are reporting up to 50cm on the upper slopes overnight with 10cm on the ground in lower areas. There was a lot of wind around yesterday and that I think is affecting my measured number, 18cm. I am pretty sure there has been more than that, but that's what is being measured this morning.

Whatever, lots of fresh new snow over the last few days and conditions should be really great this morning.

Limited visibility especially on upper areas of the mountain.

We can perhaps expect less snow today and tomorrow, but the snow clouds are due to remain over the region so I will probably be bringing you fresh numbers.

Over the weekend there might be some calmer and even clearer skies with more good snow potential on the forecast for early in the week. That would be a very good start to January.

Enjoy!

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Thursday 28th December 2017

Fresh snowfall (as reported by the resort):

- Yamabiko (1407m): 50cm
- Uenotaira (1230m): 25cm
- Hikage (660m): 10cm
- Nagasaka (615m): 10cm
- Karasawa (563m): 10cm

Official snow depth numbers:

- Yamabiko (1407m): 265cm
- Uenotaira (1230m): 205cm
- Hikage (660m): 145cm
- Nagasaka (615m): 140cm
- Karasawa (563m): 130cm

All lifts operating except the following:

- Yunomine pair
- Mizunashi triple
- Kandahar pair

All courses now at least part open except the following:

- Challenge 39 wall
- Mukobayashi
- Grand Prix
- Hachiman
- Kamoshika
- Kandahar

Archive report: Posted at 8:57am on Thursday 28th December 2017
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

Nozawa Onsen Now ski lift operation notes:

Nozawa Onsen is mostly open

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  2017/2018
*as of Thursday 28th December 2017
2016/2017
Season
2015/2016
Season
28th December 18cm 20cm 8cm
27th December 53cm 0cm 12cm
26th December 4cm 0cm 6cm
25th December 0cm 2cm 0cm
24th December 0cm 9cm 0cm
23rd December 0cm 0cm 0cm
22nd December 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 75cm 31cm 26cm
Previous 14 days total 135cm 50cm 48cm
November observed snowfall total 21cm 2cm 3cm
December observed snowfall total 202cm 161cm 100cm
January observed snowfall total - 366cm 132cm
February observed snowfall total - 196cm 162cm
March observed snowfall total - 97cm 75cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 223cm 822cm 472cm
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  October November December January February March April May
2021/2022 season - - - - - - - -
2020/2021 season - - - - - - - -
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - 21cm
[21cm]
202cm
[223cm]
- - - - -
2016/2017 season - 2cm
[2cm]
161cm
[163cm]
366cm
[529cm]
196cm
[725cm]
97cm
[822cm]
0cm
[822cm]
0cm
[822cm]
2015/2016 season - 3cm
[3cm]
100cm
[103cm]
132cm
[235cm]
162cm
[397cm]
75cm
[472cm]
0cm
[472cm]
-
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
0cm
[0cm]
437cm
[437cm]
314cm
[751cm]
215cm
[966cm]
78cm
[1044cm]
0cm
[1044cm]
0cm
[1044cm]
2013/2014 season 0cm
[0cm]
15cm
[15cm]
100cm
[115cm]
259cm
[374cm]
168cm
[542cm]
178cm
[720cm]
0cm
[720cm]
0cm
[720cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
3cm
[3cm]
213cm
[216cm]
311cm
[527cm]
253cm
[780cm]
29cm
[809cm]
15cm
[824cm]
0cm
[824cm]
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